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WAR: About that War

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Associated Press

Hundreds of suicide bombings in Iraq have "broken the back" of the US military, al-Qaida's No. 2 said in a video by Ayman al-Zawahri, posted on an Islamic militant Web forum, came within the sa

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Associated Press

The Senate voted Wednesday to divert some of the money President Bush requested for the war in Iraq to instead increase security on the nation's borders and give the Coast Guard new boats and helicopters. Senators also ignored a White House ve

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By Megan K. Stack - LA Times

Qatifq, Saudi Arabia - The conflict in Iraq has begun to spill over onto this hardscrabble, sunburned swath of coast, breathing new life into the ancient rivalry between the country's powerful Sunni Muslim majority and the long-oppressed Shiite m

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Associated Press (thanks Jean C.)

The U.S. military said it has issued new orders to private contractors in Iraq to crack down on violations of human trafficking laws involving laborers brought in from around the world to work on American bases and other sites. An inspection complete

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Los Angeles Times

The U.S. ambassador here on Monday urged war-weary Americans to dig in for the long haul: a years-long effort to transform Iraq and the surrounding region, now one of the world's major trouble spots. "We must perhaps reluctantly accept th

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Reuters

"The Americans should know that if they assault Iran their interests will be harmed anywhere in the world that is possible. The Iranian nation will respond to any blow with double the intensity," Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was qu

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Associated Press

President Bush's top 2 national security officials made a surprise visit to Iraq, showing support for the emerging government as the top US military commander there said some US troops may be able to leave in the months ahead.

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BBC

Together they met US Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad and senior US military staff. Then they held a 50-minute meeting at Mr Khalizad's residence in the highly fortified Green Zone with Iraq's new Prime Minister-designate, Nouri Maliki.

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New York Times

The Army plans to charge Lt. Col. Steven L. Jordan, the former head of the interrogation center at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, with dereliction of duty, lying to investigators and conduct unbecoming an officer.

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Brocktown News

It doesn‘t cost a lot to set up your own death squad in Iraq . Military uniforms, guns and even police vehicles are easily available to all comers in the markets of Baghdad. In a city where gangs of men dressed as police have killed dozens of peop

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Associated Press

Terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi revealed his face for the first time Tuesday in a dramatic video in which he dismissed Iraq's new government as an American "stooge" and called it a "poisoned dagger" in the heart of the

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The Nation

A young former US Army sniper wearing a desert camo uniform, an Iraqi kaffiyeh and mirrored sunglasses scans a ruined urban landscape of smashed homes, empty streets and garbage heaps. His sand-colored hat bears a small regulation-style military patc

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Daily Telegraph

British paratroopers secretly operating in support of the SAS in Iraq are using American uniforms, weapons and vehicles as part of their cover. A company of more than 100 paratroopers has been working for six months in Baghdad. They have repor

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Editor & Publisher

Bush also explained, in unusually stark terms, how his belief in God influences his foreign policy. "I base a lot of my foreign policy decisions on some things that I think are true," he said. "One, I believe there's an Almighty. A

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The Raw Story

Justice Through Music, a national group that uses music to catalyze youth interest in U.S. politics, has announced a contest in which entrants are asked to submit music videos to accompany an anti-war song written by the indy rock band Op-Critical. T

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Agence France Presse

The White House said that Al-Qaeda leaders were "on the run" as the emergence of a new tape from Osama bin Laden served as a vexing reminder of the US failure to track down the terror mastermind.

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Newsweek (thanks Jean C.)

The US armed forces are planning to stay in Iraq for at least a decade. The 38 square kilometres mini-city and airport Balad was the evidence that American forces were preparing for the long haul. With 27,500 landings and takeoffs a month, Balad is s

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New York Times

The revolt by retired generals who publicly criticized Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld has opened an extraordinary debate among younger officers, in military academies, in the armed services' staff colleges and even in command posts and mess

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Gannett News Service

While a majority of Americans say the Iraq invasion was a mistake, a majority of House members have indicated they'd rather not debate the war, or a U.S. troop pullout, on the floor of their chamber. Rep. Neil Abercrombie, D-Hawaii, says the d

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Washington Post

The plans each run more than 100 pages and cover a wide range of overt and clandestine military activities, including man-hunting, intelligence gathering on terrorist networks, attacks on terrorist training camps and recruiting efforts, and partnerin

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Associated Press

Britain's defense secretary warned on Sunday that any let up on militants could see the toppled Taliban regime and al-Qaida regain power in Afghanistan. As John Reid made his call during a visit to Kabul, gunbattles elsewhere killed five peop

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